In this issue: Roland K Smith & The Sinners Sydney residency, Fantine Melbourne show, Tim Rogers national tour + more…
ROLAND K SMITH & THE SINNERS SANDRINGHAM RESIDENCY
The residency celebrates the launch of their long-awaited album, Breaking Hearts and Saving Souls. The record mixes together rock ‘n’ roll, country, bluegrass, and punk with dense layers, multi-instrumentation, and wall-of-sound production to create an album unique to Roland K Smith & The Sinners.
Wednesday August 1
+ Chuck's Wagon
The Tombstone Ramblers
Wednesday August 8
+ Billygoat & The Mongrels
Wednesday August 15
+ Handsome Young Strangers
Handasyd Williams and the Brothers Primitive
Wednesday August 22
+ Terry Serio's Ministry of Truth
CJ Shaw & The Blow Ins
Wednesday August 29
+ The Green Mohair Suits
FANTINE MELBOURNE SHOW ANNOUNCED
Fantine’s previous visit to Melbourne was during her 2011 headline tour with her full band. This time, she returns to showcase her acoustic set and to feature her latest single “Don’t Come Around”. It's the first single to be lifted from her debut album, due out late 2012.
Friday August 17
The Workers Club
TIM ROGERS NATIONAL TOUR
Tim Rogers, the man with the tunes, chutzpah, style and stage ownership, is preparing to push off from the dock with a new record Rogers Plays Rogerstein and national tour.
Joining Tim as support on the ‘Rogers Sings Rogerstein National Tour’ will be Catherine Britt who releases her 5th studio album ‘Always Never Enough’ on August 10.
August through to October:
9 Thursday - Lizottes, Newcastle*
10 Friday - Lizottes, Kincumber *
11 Saturday - Lizottes, Dee Why *
12 Sunday - Lizottes, Newcastle*
15 Wednesday - The Waratah Hotel, Hobart*
16 Thursday - Spurs Saloon, Devonport*
17 Friday - Manhattan Wine Bar, Launceston *
23 Thursday - Old Museum, Brisbane *
24 Friday - Great Northern, Byron Bay*
25 Saturday - Spotted Cow, Toowoomba *
30 Thursday - Milton Theatre, Milton, NSW*
31 Friday - The Factory Theatre, Marrickville, NSW*
1 Saturday - The Abbey, Canberra*
5 Wednesday - Railway Club, Darwin*
13 Thursday - Spirit Bar & Lounge, Traralgon
14 Friday - Regal Theatre Ballroom Northcote *
20 Thursday - The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide*
27 Thursday - Clancy’s Dunsborough, WA
28 Friday - Fly By Night, Fremantle, WA
29 Saturday - Rosemount Hotel, Perth
30 Sunday Wave Rock, Weekender, Hyden WA
5 Friday - Bended Elbow, Geelong
6 Saturday - Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC
* Catherine Britt appearing
REVOLVER UPSTAIRS POSTER WALL
Positioned prominently at the Back Bar is Revolver's feature poster wall. Stretching from floor to ceiling, the wall is permanent 3.8 x 3.4 metre space dedicated to showcasing individual works monthly from a wide range of local and international artists.
Revolver stalwart Bryan Itch is a Melbourne based visionary/graffiti artist interested in creating visual stimulants for overgrown children, itinerate feralistas, bush trolls, suburban gypsies, inner urban geomancers and wayward hipsters.
Live painting by Itch
accompanied by DJ Paz
- The Late Show
Saturday August 4
PUTA MADRE BROTHERS LAST 2012 SHOW
The loose-ended Jalapeno garage triplets Puta Madre Brothers have landed back on Australian soil with a box of their latest album It's A Long Long Way To Meximotown on blue vinyl!
Thirty fingers, six feet, three mouths, and a thousand tubs of hair grease make this band one of the most electric experiments in modern entertainment today.
The Cherry Bar,
Tickets: at the door only
SNOW PATROL LIVE AND ACOUSTIC
Fans of Irish/Scottish alternative rockers Snow Patrol will be treated to an exclusive acoustic showcase of the band’s music in intimate theatres in Melbourne and Sydney.
Sunday 30 September
Melbourne | Regent Theatre
Monday 1 October
Sydney | State Theatre
CAM BUTLER SAVE MY SOUL SCREENING/PERFORMANCE
Cam Butler plays a special screening of the 5 videos made for his breathtaking new album, Save My Soul.
Thursday August 30
ACMI - Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Federation Square, 7:45pm
SUZIE STAPLETON BRINGS BACK THE NIGHT!
Suzie Stapleton will launch the long-awaited double A-side ‘My Cons Are Making A Cripple Out Of Me’/’Bring Back The Night’ with a series of shows around Europe and Australia.
The singles are the first to be released from her forthcoming EP Obladi Diablo with a solo tour featuring launches in England, Spain, Germany and France before returning to Melbourne to The Old Bar for her local homecoming launch.
- July 18th - Bar Solo
- July 19th (solo) - “Over The Road” London Folk Festival 1.30pm
Balham Community Area (across from The Bedford)
- August 2 - Young & Lost @ The Lock Tavern
- July 20 – TBC, Barcelona
- July 21 - Pentagrama Soul Club, Lleida
- July 22 - Les Granotes Terrassa, Tarragona
- July 26 - St Gaudy Café Berlin Folk Society
- July 27- Wowsville
- July 29 - White Trash Schönhauser Allee
- August 4 - La Feline Bar 6 Rue Victor Letalle
- August 5 - Binic Folk Blues Festival
- August 6 - Bistro La Marine Saint-Quay Portrieux
- August 24 - The Old Bar